Evidence for Success

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The “Evidence for Success” guide was produced by the Knowledge Translation Network and offers easy to follow, step-by-step guidance and resources to support organisations to use evidence to influence policy and practice.  It is for anyone who wants to use evidence to improve policy and practice, regardless of the level of experience they have in doing so.  Therefore, […]

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Implementation of Locality Arrangements

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This paper and self-evaluation checklist is intended to complement the Localities Guidance that was published by the Scottish Government in July 2015, which sets out what localities are for, the principles upon which they should be established and the ethos under which they operate. This paper is focused on identifying the key issues that the […]

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Edinburgh – Live Well in Later Life interactive map

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An interactive map which shows older people’s services and activities in Edinburgh has been launched. The project is a collaboration between EVOC and City of Edinburgh Council.  It is part of the European URBACT Healthy Ageing Project which looks at innovative approaches to healthy ageing. It uses Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to create ‘heat maps’ […]

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Assessment of the Critical Success Factors for Mainstream Adoption of Technology-Enabled Care in Scotland

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Download now: TEC CSF Workshop – Final Report – July 2015. Within the TEC Programme, the 18 Critical Success Factors for Mainstreaming Telemedicine Deployment in Daily Practice, along with its Self-Readiness Assessment toolkit, have already been adapted into a Readiness Assessment (Version 1) to support the implementation of TEC within local partnerships.  This ‘Scottish version’ […]

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Using 3rd sector evidence in commissioning

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The Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014 places a statutory responsibility upon Integration Authorities, Health Boards and Local Authorities to actively involve the third sector in the planning and design of integrated health and social care services. It is vital that the full extent of the third sector’s knowledge, information and expertise, is brought […]

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